Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 2-8-2020

Iran News Daily


Intelligence Forces Dismantle U.S.-Based Terrorist Group

Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence announced on Saturday that its forces have dismantled a U.S.-based terrorist group.


COVID-19 Restrictions to Remain In Force Until Vaccine Available

President Hassan Rouhani says restrictions enforced to contain the spread of coronavirus will remain in place until further notice.


U.S. Has No Choice, But to Leave the Region

Senior Spokesman for Iran’s Armed Forces said the Persian Gulf has nothing to do with the US and they must leave the region as soon as possible.


U.S. Cannot Disarm Lebanon’s Hezbollah Through Sanctions

The Russian ambassador to Beirut says U.S. officials are under the illusion that they can disarm the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement through sanctions.


Budapest Announces Readiness To Develop Ties With Tehran

The Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary issued a message announced readiness to develop cultural and scientific cooperation with Iran.


Tehran Resolved to Broaden Comprehensive Ties With Baghdad

Iran’s president has expressed Tehran’s preparedness to expand its all-out relations with Iraq in a wide range of fields.


Armenia a Bridge Between Iran, EAEU

The Ambassador of Iran to Armenia said that Armenia as a bridge between Iran, EAEU and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) has a good regional capacity to expand Iran’s economic cooperation with the member countries of the union.


2nd Round of Iran-Ukraine Plane Crash talks to Be Held in October

First round of Iranian delegation’s talks in Ukraine ended on Friday while the second round is slated to be held in Tehran in October.


Iran Congratulates Switzerland on National Day

Iran’s president has, in a message, congratulated his Swiss counterpart on the occasion of Swiss National Day.


Increasing Border Relations Guarantees Economic Security

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said that increasing border relations and developing economic cooperation will contribute to the region’s economic security.



Tehran Times


TPO determined to facilitate technicalengineering services export to Syria

The head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) said that his organization is determined to
facilitate the export of technical and engineering services to Syria, TPO new portal reported.


Ex-trade minister enumerates 10 ways to counter sanctions

Yahya Al-e Es’hagh, the former trade minister who was also chairman of Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce, has enumerated ten ways to counter the United States’ unilateral sanctions on Iran.


Iranian music has great potential for growth in Afghanistan: envoy

Iran’s ambassador to Afghanistan Bahador Aminian says that Iranian music has a great potential to be represented in Afghanistan.


Non-revival of Lake Urmia could cause $1,000 billion loss

Although Lake Urmia’s revival will cost around $1.5 billion, not implementing the revival plan would inflict a loss of $1,000 billion to the country, Issa Kalantari, chief of the Department of Environment, has said.


Cause of Iranian judge’s death to be announced in two weeks

Head of Iran’s Forensic Medicine Organization Abbas Masjedi Arani said on Saturday that cause of fugitive judge Gholamreza Mansouri’s death, who was found dead in a hotel in Romania in June, will be announced in two weeks.


U.S. maximum pressure policy on Iran ‘costly’ failure: chief nuclear negotiator

A former U.S. under secretary of state for political affairs, who was the chief negotiator in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, has criticized President Donald Trump’s “maximum pressure” campaign against Tehran as an instance of his “painful” and “costly” foreign policy failures.


Rouhani speaks with Turkish, Iraqi, Azeri counterparts

President Hassan Rouhani on Friday made separate phone calls with his Turkish, Iraqi and Azeri counterparts
on the occasion of Eid al-Adha and also wrote messages to leaders of other Islamic countries.


Ex-diplomat suggests Iran should force South Korea to unfreeze assets

Fereydoun Entezari, a former Iranian ambassador to South Korea, has suggested that Tehran should take certain actions to force Seoul to release its money frozen illegally in South Korea.